International Workshop on Natural light & covering materials

Wageningen University & Research Greenhouse Horticulture organises the workshop "Natural light & Covering materials" for international participants.

Organised by Wageningen University & Research Greenhouse Horticulture

Thu 1 February 2018 09:00 to 18:00

Venue Bleiswijk
Price description € 100,= ex. VAT per participant

Target group are companies (supply industry and growers) active on the field or interested in the topic. The workshop will focus on the following aspects:

Draft programme
Time Topic Speaker
9:00 Registration
9:30 Opening & Introduction Silke Hemming
9:45 Measurement of hemispherical light transmission and Hortiscatter of glass, coatings and screens – a new NEN norm Gert-Jan Swinkels
10:15 Effect of diffuse light (Hortiscatter) on crops Silke Hemming
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Optimisation of greenhouse covering, screen and construction – design of the Winterlight greenhouse & first years’ results Frans Kempkes
11:45 WUR Lightlab – service and equipment for measurement of optical properties, condensation and ageing Vida Mohammadkhani
12:15 Lunch, “Bedrijvenplein”/exhibition of companies, posters
13:45 Visit WUR greenhouses: a.o. Winterlight greenhouse, 2SaveEnergy
14:45 Greenhouse systems and crop yield in different climatic region worldwide Cecilia Stanghellini
15:15 Greenhouses in arid climates – effect of different coverings and technology levels Jouke Campen
15:45 Coffee
16:00 Insect nettings – optical and aerodynamic properties and effectiveness Esteban Baeza
16:30 Discussion & conclusions Silke Hemming
17:00 Network drinks